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Illustratio to the 'Fairy Ship' (pub. 1869): 2029

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Illustratio to the 'Fairy Ship' (pub. 1869)


Draughtsman: Crane, Walter



Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Production date: not after AD 1869

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sight Size Height 210 mm Width 160 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, pen, ink and watercolour on paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The sails they were of satin / The mast it was of gold
  • Location: Top right

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2029
Primary reference Number: 10121
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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